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Cabrini and Bupa’s new strategic partnership drives industry affordability

18/05/2022

Cabrini Health and Bupa today announced a landmark strategic partnership to expand new models of care services, as part of an extension of their contract.

The new contract and partnership and will see Bupa fund part of Cabrini’s innovative alternative models of care with a focus on care in the home, while also ensuring Bupa customers will be covered with no additional out-of-pocket hospital costs from Cabrini.

Cabrini Health Chief Executive Officer, Sue Williams, said the partnership was a great outcome for patients.

“We’ve been developing new models of care for some time now, and this partnership with Bupa recognises our innovation in homecare and support, following a hospital admission,” Ms Williams said.

“Our focus on quality and compassionate hospital care is paramount, and this partnership will ensure the care and support Cabrini patients receive continues when they go home.”

Bupa Health Insurance Managing Director Chris Carroll said the partnership was an example of providers and funders working collaboratively with a ‘patient first’ mindset.

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with Cabrini to support new models of care that improve patient experience, bring about better clinical outcomes, and importantly support greater sector affordability,” Mr Carroll said.

“This partnership shows what’s possible when hospitals and insurers work together to address the challenges in the health system, with the end-goal being affordable, high-value private healthcare which supports a strong and sustainable Australian healthcare sector.

“Cabrini is renowned for its commitment to quality care. For our members, this now means they have more choice as to where and how they receive that care,” Mr Carroll added.

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Craig Bosworth  
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